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Nawaab Huddersfield: Beneath you may see a map of Nawaab Huddersfield featuring locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is situated between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be accessed via the M62 motorway, it is around three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Click the zoom out (-) and zoom in (+) features on the map, if you need a better view.

Nawaab Huddersfield Map: On this page you can look at a map of Nawaab Huddersfield displaying locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, UK. Huddersfield is positioned on the A62 between Leeds and Manchester. Huddersfield can be conveniently accessed by way of the M62 motorway, it is around three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Quick Guide: A historic and huge market town situated in the county of West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Huddersfield is presently the 11th largest town (not including cities) in the United Kingdom, housing a population of about 168,000. The town of Huddersfield is placed roughly halfway between Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles north-east of Manchester and 20 miles south-west of Leeds and it is some 191 miles drive from London.

Huddersfield is part of the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the most populous town in this borough. Huddersfield lies in the valleys of the River Colne and the River Holme and the confluence of these 2 rivers is to the south of the town near the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a chiefly industrial town, widely known over the years for the production of sheet metal, textiles, wool, electric motors and chemicals. It was the scene of some violent unrest at the time of the Industrial Revolution when a group of textile workers called the Luddites, in fear of losing their livelihood owing to ever increasing mechanization, demolished mills and weaving machinery and even went as far as attacking and killing textile mill owners. Regardless of the predominance or manufacturing and industry the biggest employer in the town nowadays is the University.

The area has been settled for over 4,000 years, starting with Neolithic man and moving on through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to modern times. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, a Roman fort at Slack Lane (Outlane) and a late Bronze Age or early Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill. Huddersfied was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was referred to as Odresfeld and Oderesfelt.

The Huddersfield of Huddersfield has a long tradition for sport and is where Rugby League was born, which came into being at Huddersfield's George Hotel on August 29th 1895, when 22 clubs broke away from the RFU (Rugby Football Union). In the same year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their football club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded 13 years later in 1908 and currently holds a place in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield Town were the winners of the FA Cup in 1922 (at Stamford Bridge) and were also famous for winning three successive league titles in the 1920's.

The Huddersfield area has been the birthplace of quite a few noteworthy Huddersfield including the likes of footballer and cricketer Chris Balderstone, Derek Ibbotson, Harold Wilson and actor James Mason.

The telephone dialling code for Huddersfield is 01484 and the postcode district for Huddersfield is HD1-6 HD7-9 and the Ordnance Survey map ref is: SE145165.

Some of the towns and villages that are close to Huddersfield include: Newsome, Lockwood, Fartown, Honley, Dewsbury, Oakes Marsh, Brackenhall, Slaithwaite, South Crosland, Berry Brow, Paddock, Barkisland, Southgate, Tandem, Hillhouse, Highburton, Fenay Bridge, Outlane, Holywell Green, Primrose Hill, Blackmoorfoot, Farnley Tyas, Armitage Bridge, Kirkburton, Mirfield, Birkby, Milnsbridge, Kirkheaton, Deighton, Moldgreen, Brighouse, Lindley, Elland, Marsh, Almondbury, Longwood, Crossland Moor, Ainley Top, Linthwaite, Waterloo, Golcar.

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